Left block of a limestone altar with mouldings on top of front face and below on front, left and back, because the block was either recut at right or adjacent with a symmetric block at right (0.295; 0.48;0.345).
Inscribed at left on the cavetto of the upper moulding (0.295; 0.065;0.345); the altar had been formerly inscribed with IGCyr103310.
0.04 to 0.05; lightly cut left to right; smaller omega.
Place of Origin
Probably fourth century B.C. (lettering)
Found before 1960 at Cyrene pleiades; HGL : West of the Strategeion , so called Agora of the Gods .
Later recorded Location
Seen by D. Morelli in 1960 in situ.
Last recorded Location
Seen by C. Dobias-Lalou in 1977 in situ.
Text constituted from
Transcription from stone (CDL).
Morelli in SECir Oliverio, G., Pugliese-Carratelli, G., Morelli, D., 1961-1962, Supplemento Epigrafico Cirenaico, Annuario della Scuola Archeologica di Atene e delle Missioni Italiane in Oriente (ASAA)39-40 (= n.s. 23-24), 219-375 - see in bibliography , 227 (no image). Cf. Parisi Presicce, 2007 Parisi Presicce, C., 2007, Apobomios, epibomios, probomios: indagini sul culto di Apollo a Cirene, in L. Gasperini, S. Marengo (eds.), Cirene e la Cirenaica nell'antichità: atti del convegno internazionale di studi, Roma-Frascati, 18-21 dicembre 1996, Ichnia9, 491-524Tivoli, - see in bibliography , p.498.
(Autel du) Kour(ète).
(Altar of the) Cur(ete).
(Altare del) Cur(ete).
On this altar two deities were worshipped and possibly separately, as their names were inscribed on two different sides of the block.
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